Ah…Sloppy Joes. Lunchroom favorite and potluck mainstay. Home cook Lisa Speer updates this classic American sandwich with an Italian twist.
These three-bite, super flavorful mini sandwiches are perfect for snacking on at a party or as part of a munchy dinner. The best part? They’re super easy to eat and not really ‘sloppy’ at all! … Read the rest
All hail the humble peanut!
Delightful between two slices of bread, straight off the spoon, or in a crunch-tastic dessert.
Home cook Patty Thatcher takes a cue from her grandmother with these scrumptious Peanut Squares. The combination of peanuts and chocolate always delights in Thatcher’s household – and will in yours, too! … Read the rest
Cornbread: Some like it sweet, some like it savory, but almost everyone can find a space on their plate for a slice, especially when it’s still warm from the oven.
Home cook Natalie Loop pleased her Southern husband’s palate with this version, which includes cheddar, cayenne, sour cream and two eggs for fluffiness. This twist on tradition is a keeper for sure!… Read the rest
If you love banana desserts, you’ll fall head over heals for this banana cake with fluffy homemade buttercream frosting from home cook Sandy Jones.
Her great-grandmother’s recipe, it’s been handed down generation to generation. Try it once and it’ll quickly become a tradition in your family, too!
See step-by-step photos of Jones’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooks nationwide at: www.justapinch.com/bananabuttercream.… Read the rest
Dulce de leche, a caramel-like mixture made of milk and sugar, is positively divine on everything sweet from ice cream to fresh fruit.
Home Cook Pat Morris spreads this luscious confection between butter cookies and tops them with a dusting of delicate powdered sugar…you’ll delight in every bite!
See step-by-step photos of Morris’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooks nationwide at: www.justapinch.com/dulce.… Read the rest
Sweet or savory – the ultimate snacking question.
Recipe creator Scott Anderson has the answer with his Chocolate Moussecarpone Pie.
Anderson layers a chocolatey Irish liqueur mousse made of chocolate chips and mascarpone (a mild, creamy cheese) on top of savory crunched up pretzels with divine results. Now the only question is one slice or two! … Read the rest
Is there a more perfect dish than mashed potatoes? Creamy, warm and filling, they might be the perfect comfort food.
Home cook Ellen Curry came up with her Cheesy Mashed Potato Bake using leftover mashed potatoes. Customize it with your choice of cheeses and you’ve got a tasty twist on a classic. … Read the rest
Versatile oats are known as a nourishing breakfast, but they also star in some deliciously decadent baked goods!
Home cook JoLayne Cooper’s recipe for Oatmeal Cake came from her mother and is a longtime family favorite.
Sweet, nutty and moist, this recipe is chock full of flavor and texture. Delish with or without the coconut topping, the whole family will love this cake!… Read the rest
We salute bite-sized treats! They’re fun to eat and always impress on a plate. What’s one of the most fun mini morsels? The meatball, of course!
Home cook Marybeth Mank got her meatball recipe from her mother. The dish comes together fast, and includes a super easy, ultra delicious gravy. The only downfall? They’ll be gone before you know it!… Read the rest
When is a cake not just a cake? When it’s spiked with orange zest, topped with chocolate truffles and frosted with the silkiest chocolate frosting ever!
This chocolate masterpiece was the creation of home cook Angela Gray. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any special occasion. Show your sweetie you care with this delightful chocolate confection. … Read the rest